NYC Buildings Dept. vows thorough Manhattan crane collapse probe

Posted on AllSides July 27th, 2023
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New York Department of Building officials vowed Thursday to get to the bottom of what caused a 180-foot crane boom to plunge 40 stories to city sidewalk after it caught fire and rained steel and glass on pedestrians, injuring about a dozen people. “DOB engineers and crane inspectors have launched a comprehensive investigation into the crane collapse on 10th Avenue, to find out exactly why the collapse occurred and whether the incident could have been prevented,” Department of Buildings Commissioner Jimmy Oddo said. Officials said after the Wednesday collapse that...

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